Related Links

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Children’s Literature Web Guide from University of Calgary

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art – Located in Amherst, Massachusetts

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature – Located in Abilene, Texas

The Horn Book – One of the leading resources for children and young adult literature

The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Literature – Children’s book review journal

Coretta Scott King Book Awards – Awarded annually to the most outstanding African-American writers and illustrators

Caldecott Medal – Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book

Newberry Medal – Awarded annually to an American author who has made the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

Miscellaneous resources:

Wikimedia Commons – A good resource for finding public domain and “some rights reserved” material for your own use

Flickr Commons – Another good resource for public domain and images with Creative Commons licenses

Creative Commons – Relevant to everyone who writes, creates, and posts original content to the web